(BEMC) is a full-time program designed to prepare internationally trained media and communications professionals to secure meaningful career in Ontario in the fields of journalism and professional writing; broadcast media; videography; or communications and PR. The program spans over a minimum 7 months, depending on the duration of the placement.
Internationally trained professionals (i.e., professionals who gained the majority of their training/education outside of Canada or the US) who have:
- Undergraduate degree or diploma in media, communications, public relations, or related areas
- Minimum of 2 years’ work experience outside of Canada in media, communications, public relations, or related areas
- Language proficiency of CLB 7 or equivalent in all domains (reading, writing, speaking, listening)
- Legal immigration status (Canadian citizen, permanent resident, convention refugee, and refugee claimant with work permit)
There are two cohorts per year for BEMC, every Fall and Spring.